Lecturer – Media & Games

Carshalton College

  • CARS176827
  • London / London
  • Permanent
  • Full Time
Posted 2 weeks ago

Carshalton College are seeking an innovative Games Lecturer to join our high achieving Games, Media and Arts Department.

You will be responsible for planning, organising, delivering, assessing and internal verification on Level 1 to Level 3 Creative Media Production and Games Design courses with your main specialism to be Games Development Course Leading on the Level 2 and 3 programmes. We are looking for a fantastic inspiring person or persons who can also engage and work with local, national and regional employers within the Gaming Sector to develop our curriculums ensuring that they are up to date giving learners the best opportunities to progress into employment or Higher Education. You will embed the development of English and Maths in teaching practice and ensure the effective and efficient use of innovative resources allocated to the programmes, contributing to the future direction and planning on site and online.

We ask that you are educated to degree level (or hold relevant professional qualifications) in an appropriate subject and have experience of teaching Level 1 to Level 3/4 Creative Media programmes, including BTEC and UAL syllabus. Recognised as a good or better teacher, you will have a proven track record of successful curriculum design, implementation and development in the curriculum area and have a thorough understanding of quality assurance and improvement processes, and how these can be used to enhance the student experience.

Industrial experience in Adobe programmes (Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects etc) is essential, as is experience in 3D computer game design and 3D animation production pipeline and relevant software (3D Max, Maya, ZBrush, Mudbox and Adobe Suite). We also ask that you are highly proficient in texturing and modelling (high and low-poly).

Subject to a cost of living review from 1 August, the successful candidate will be eligible for any subsequent increase in salary.

Closing date for the return of completed applications is 12th July 2024. 

The benefits package includes generous annual leave of 40 days plus up to 8 additional days over Christmas/New Year as well as an additional 5 days Wellbeing leave to enhance employees’ physical and mental health. There is an excellent pension scheme that receives a significant financial contribution from the employer (Teachers Pensions or Local Government Pension Scheme), subsidised sports facilities and professional development and training plus a salary sacrifice cycle to work scheme.

South Thames Colleges Group is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults.

As outlined in the Public Sector Equality Duty of the Equality Act 2010, we are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

As part of our due diligence checks on prospective employees, successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, satisfactory references, an online search and proof of eligibility to work in the UK.

The South Thames Colleges Group is made up of Carshalton College, Kingston College, Merton College and South Thames College, which merged on 1 August 2017. South Thames Colleges Group is one of London’s largest providers of post-16 education and training and is an ongoing and significant contributor to its local communities. We aim to put students’ success at the heart of everything we do.

We are looking for hard-working and collaborative people who can join our team and help challenge our students to progress and achieve.

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